Jump to content


Welcome to Ultimate Subaru Message Board, my lurker friend!

Welcome to Ultimate Subaru Message Board, an unparalleled Subaru community full of the greatest Subaru gurus and modders on the planet! We offer technical information and discussion about all things Subaru, the best and most popular all wheel drive vehicles ever created.

We offer all this information for free to everyone, even lurkers like you! All we ask in return is that you sign up and give back some of what you get out - without our awesome registered users none of this would be possible! Plus, you get way more great stuff as a member! Lurk to lose, participate to WIN*!
  • Say hello and join the conversation
  • Subscribe to topics and forums to get automatic updates
  • Get your own profile and make new friends
  • Classifieds with all sorts of Subaru goodies
  • Photo hosting in our gallery
  • Meet other cool people with cool cars
Seriously, what are you waiting for? Make your life more fulfilling and join today! You and your Subaru won't regret it, we guarantee** it.

* The joy of participation and being generally awesome constitutes winning
** Not an actual guarantee, but seriously, you probably won't regret it!

Serving the Subaru Community since May 18th, 1998!

Guest Message by DevFuse
 

Photo
- - - - -

91 Legacy - how do I replace front signal bulbs?


  • Please log in to reply
5 replies to this topic

#1 Paul in Alaska

Paul in Alaska

    New User

  • Members
  • Pip
  • 1 posts

Posted 21 November 2009 - 02:41 PM

I'm having some issues trying to find a way to change the
front signal bulbs on my wife's 1991 Subaru Legacy wagon.
There doesn't seem to be any way of doing it from the
inside/under the hood.
Do I really have to take off the outer light casing? Or go under the bumper? That seems a little much to change a
bulb.
Does anyone know how?
Thanks!
-Paul
Palmer, Alaska

#2 coldfusion21

coldfusion21

    USMB Regular

  • Members
  • PipPipPip
  • 105 posts
  • Portland, OR

Posted 21 November 2009 - 04:07 PM

I think you undo the one screw at the top of the housing and the whole things just unclips. Change light and replace.

should only take a few mins.

#3 Twitch de la Brat

Twitch de la Brat

    Village Psycho

  • Members
  • 1,590 posts
  • The Athol of Idaho

Posted 21 November 2009 - 04:10 PM

On the sides of the turn signal lenses there should be two Philips head screws.
They are accessible from the front of the car, just remover them, pull the light
assembly forward, pop the socket out of it, replace bulb, reinsert the socket,
and screw light assembly back down to the bumper.

Twitch

PS: The turn signals are the amber colored lights on the bottom of the bumper.
PPS: Ignore ^^^
I have changed bumpers 3 times on my 90 lego, he's referring to the marker lights.

Edited by Twitch de la Brat, 21 November 2009 - 04:12 PM.
BAH!!!


#4 coldfusion21

coldfusion21

    USMB Regular

  • Members
  • PipPipPip
  • 105 posts
  • Portland, OR

Posted 21 November 2009 - 05:09 PM

totally forgot about those. Ya, if its the lowers ones, he has the right idea. If its up next to the headlight should just be one screw under the hood.

#5 heartless

heartless

    Do YOU Subaru?

  • Members
  • 2,653 posts
  • Central Wisconsin

Posted 21 November 2009 - 06:41 PM

yes, the marker light (next to the headlight) has one phillips head screw under the hood - undo the screw and wiggle light housing slightly forward and to the side to get to the bulb socket. there are two clips on the back edge of the housing that hold it in place against the fender.
twist bulb socket counterclockwise to unlock it - change the bulb - reverse the process to reinstall...

#6 torxxx

torxxx

    I void warranties

  • Members
  • 2,914 posts
  • Fairbanks

Posted 22 November 2009 - 01:55 AM

turn signals are in the bumper.................................................

otherwise one + screw on top and then pry the light out from the fender. it snaps into the fender

Edited by torxxx, 22 November 2009 - 01:59 AM.





0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users